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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 99,401 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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“Province is working to take the ‘Conservation’ out of Conservation Authorities” LTVCA shares Conservation Ontario’s concern with Provincial letter constraining CA programs, services

On Friday, August 16, 2019 at 6 p.m. the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) received a letter from Minister Jeff Yurek, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks, that will have a significant impact on our local communities. The letter […]

Flood Outlook – Standing message for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair shorelines – August 6, 2019

Highlights: • Record high water levels on both Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair • Risk of shoreline flooding on both lakes • Risk of erosion and damage to shoreline protection works • Strong sustained winds, as well as thunderstorm […]
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Sign up for Soil Health and Water Quality Workshop!

Join us on Aug 22 to learn about our Phosphorus Reduction Program and research into Water Quality & Soil Health in the Thames River Basin. Free Breakfast Provided.  View flyer for details and RSVP here https://soil-health-water-quality.eventbrite.ca